Volunteer Please

American Repertory Ballet has a variety of volunteer opportunities, including working a festival and assisting with pre-show activities for children. E-mail Lisa Patterson at lpatterson@arballet.org.

Bordentown City Cats holds its 13th annual indoor flea market fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Carslake Community Center, 207 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown. Residents and business owners are invited to donate old items or baked goods that can be sold to benefit the animal rescue group. Additionally, vendor spaces are available for rent for $20. Register in advance for a table by mailing a check payable to “Bordentown City Cats” to Box 421, Bordentown 08505. Bring your own table. Set up is Friday, April 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. For information E-mail btowncitycats@gmail.com, call 609-324-3896, or visit www.bordentowncitycats.blogspot.com.

Literacy New Jersey, Mercer County Programs seeks volunteers to provide tutoring to increase basic literacy skills and English for speakers of other languages. Volunteers are required to complete a 15-hour training course. The next course begins Tuesday, April 19, and continues weekly through May 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3535 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 104, Hamilton. To register or for more information call 609-587-6027 or visit www.literacynj.org.

Bus Trips

Monmouth Museum offers a trip to the Whitney Museum and High Line in New York City on Thursday, June 23. $165 includes walking the highline, admission to the Whitney, and a family-style lunch at Bubby’s High Line Restaurant. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 18. Call 732-224-1992 or E-mail lmiller@monmouthmuseum.org.

West Windsor Arts Council offers a trip to Wheaton Arts in Millville on Tuesday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register by Monday, May 9, at www.westwindsorartscenter.org. $90 includes a private tour of the Museum of American Glass, demonstrations in the glass studio, and a box lunch.

Please Donate

South Brunswick Food Pantry is soliciting donations of food or money to support families in need through Saturday, April 30. Also accepted are gift cards to local food, pharmacy, and dry good stores. Checks payable to South Brunswick Human Intervention Trust Fund can be mailed to South Brunswick Township, Box 190, Monmouth Junction 08852, attention LouAnne Wolf. For information call 732-329-4000 ext. 7674 or 7672.

North Brunswick Public Library has partnered with the North Brunswick Humane Association to collect donations of pet food through the month of April. Donations of unopened cat and dog food as well as cat litter and other pet supplies can be dropped off at the library’s circulation desk during normal business hours. The library is located at 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick. Call 732-246-3545.

Workshops

Grounds For Sculpture, New Jersey Theatre Alliance, and the NJ State Council on the Arts offer a series of workshops for cultural institutions to experience a new approach to accessibility awareness. Instruction will include using verbal descriptions and sensory elements to acclimate audiences, navigating using a wheelchair, facilitating programs for artists with disabilities, and ways to be more inclusive of patrons with disabilities. Workshops are Wednesdays, April 20 and May 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is required at www.groundsforsculpture.org.

Animal Alliance hosts a volunteer workshop on Monday, April 11, in conjunction with National Volunteer Week. The workshop takes place at the Robert W. Curts Memorial Pet Adoption Center, 1432 Route 179 North, Lambertville at 7:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about volunteer opportunities at the center including fostering pets, fundraising support, pet food drives, adoption events, dog walkers, supply donations, and more. Register by phone at 609-818-1952.

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